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Waxman, Franz 1906-1967

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Alfred Hitchcock's Rear window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

33 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder
The Philadelphia story by George Cukor( Visual )

20 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and French and held by 2,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sophisticated screwball comedy, rife with smart dialogue, the Philadelphia Story centers on the society event of the season: the second marriage of icy, judgmental, moneyed socialite Tracy Lord to nouveau riche George Kittredge. Her first husband, suave and devilish C.K. Dexter Haven, complicates matters by finagling wedding invitations for incognito reporter Mike Connor and his photographer Liz Imbrie, to do a tell-all exposé. But Haven's motives for giving the tabloid access to Tracy's big day may not be as mercenary and mean-spirited as they first appear
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

26 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him. scene which she believes is the highlight of her comeback movie
A place in the sun by George Stevens( Visual )

13 editions published between 1951 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
Rebecca by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

47 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vacationing young lady meets, falls in love with, and marries handsome and wealthy widower Maxim de Winter. He takes his new bride home to his estate, Manderley. But the new Mrs. de Winter finds her married life dominated by the sinister, almost spectral influence of Maxim's late wife, Rebecca, who still rules from beyond the grave
Suspicion by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

24 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hitchcock suspense story about a woman who thinks her husband may be trying to murder her
Woman of the year by George Stevens( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this excursion into the battle of the sexes, Tracy plays Sam Craig, the down-to-earth sportswriter of the New York Chronicle. As Tess Harding, the paper's bright international columnist, Hepburn makes his life miserable. As soon as they start taking swipes at each other in their columns, there is little peace between them. In the office and in the bedroom the squabbling continues, until their problems are overcome by their deep love for each other
Bride of Frankenstein by James Whale( Visual )

16 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baron von Frankenstein is blackmailed by Dr. Praetorious into reviving his monster and building a mate for it
A day at the races by Sam Wood( Visual )

4 editions published between 1937 and 1983 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Groucho and Chico are working in a sanatorium. We are asked to believe that the Brothers are more interested in saving the sanatorium from bankruptcy than in the racetrack next door. Groucho, in reality a horse doctor, is hypochondriac Margaret Dumont's personal physician ('Marry me and I'll never look at another horse'). Chico is a loyal employee and his friend Harpo is a jockey. A highlight is an encounter in which Chico systematically fleeces Groucho
The Spirit of St. Louis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From barnstormer to flying-circus wing walker to air-mail pilot, Charles Augustus Lindbergh assaulted the beckoning skies like a lovestruck kid. On May 21, 1927, his affair with the air propelled him into 20th-century legend. That day he landed his single-engine plane at Le Bourget Field outside Paris, following takeoff 33 1/2 hours earlier from Roosevelt Field, New York
Rudyard Kipling's Captains courageous( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a rich brat falls overboard at sea, he's rescued by a Portuguese fishing boat, and eventually forms a bond with one of the crewmen
Rebecca by Franz Waxman( )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Run silent, run deep by Robert Wise( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The line of command breaks down in a sub that is stalking a Japanese destroyer that sank the captain's former command
Peyton Place by Grace Metalious( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allison MacKenzie looks back on life in the New England town where she grew up around the time of Pearl Harbor. Beneath the town's placid god-fearing exterior lay any number of dark secrets
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

5 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and German and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
Stalag 17 by Billy Wilder( Visual )

22 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blend of comedy and drama showing the monotonous yet anxiety filled existence of the inmates of a German prisoner-of-war camp in World War II, as they discover that they have a spy in their midst
Mister Roberts by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and German and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of men aboard a cargo ship in World War II and their fights to remain sane in the face of incredible boredom
Sunset Blvd( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Norma Desmond, an aging film queen, who prepares for her grand comeback to stardom, and of Joe Gillis, a screenwriter who comes to her aid when she takes him in
Night and the city by Jules Dassin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two-bit London hustler Harry Fabian aches for a life of ease and plenty. Trailed by an inglorious history of go-nowhere schemes, he stumbles upon a chance of a lifetime in the form of legendary wrestler Gregorius the Great. But there is no easy money in this underworld of shifting alliances, bottomless graft, and pummeled flesh, and soon Fabian learns the horrible price of his ambition
Fury by Fritz Lang( Visual )

3 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Di passaggio dalla cittadina di Strad, Joe Wilson viene ingiustamente accusato del sequestro di una ragazzina: prima rischierà il linciaggio per poi trasformarsi in un ossessivo vendicatore. (Mereghetti)
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Philadelphia story
Alternative Names
d'Alba, Jos, 1906-1967

Franz Waxman amerykański kompozytor muzyki filmowej

Franz Waxman compositore tedesco naturalizzato statunitense

Franz Waxman German film composer

Franz Waxman tysk komponist

Franz Waxman tysk kompositr

Vaksman, F. 1906-1967

Wachsmann, F.

Wachsmann, F. (Franz), 1906-1967

Wachsmann Franz 1906-1967

Waxman, F. 1906-1967

Waxman, F. (Franz), 1906-1967.

Waxman Franck 1906-1967

Waxman Frank 1906-1967

Waxman, Franz

Waxman, Franz 1906-1967

Waxmann, Franz 1906-1967

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The Philadelphia storyBride of FrankensteinThe nun's storyMister RobertsNight and the cityFury